1 DVD Video / ICA Classics / 2011-09-27Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: The Bells, choral symphony for soprano, tenor, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 35; Sergei Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60; Leonard Bernstein: Candide
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila; Shirley-Quirk, John; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Previn, Andre
Ensemble: London Symphony Chorus; London Symphony Orchestra
André Previn is often hailed as one of the world's most versatile musicians. The recipient of ten Grammy awards for his recordings, Previn has conducted...continue...
Run Time: 62 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, B&W
1 DVD Video / HBDirect Import / 2009-07-14Works: Benjamin Britten: Owen Wingrave, Op. 85
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame; Harper, Heather; Luxon, Benjamin; Pears, Peter, Sir; Shirley-Quirk, John
Based on a story by Henry James, 'Owen Wingrave' was commissioned by the BBC as an opera for television. Originally broadcast in color in 1971,...continue...
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3
Sound Format(s): LPCM Mono, Enhanced Dolby Stereo
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish
1 DVD Video / Tony Palmer Films / 2009-06-02Works: William Walton: Various Works
Performers: Bream, Julian; Brown, Iona; de Sautoy, Carmen; Kenny, Yvonne; Kirshbaum, Ralph; Menuhin, Yehudi; Shirley-Quirk, John
Conductors: Rattle, Simon
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Few composers have been more loved in their lifetime than William Walton. His capacity to astonish and profoundly move us remains undiminished. This Italia prize-winning...continue...
Run Time: 99 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, B&W
Sound Format(s): Digital Stereo,
1 DVD Video / HBDirect Import / 2008-07-08Works: Benjamin Britten: Billy Budd, Op. 50
Performers: Glossop, Peter; Langdon, Michael; Luxon, Benjamin; Pears, Peter, Sir; Shirley-Quirk, John; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles, Sir
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
This recording was the first film of any Britten opera and is the only version to star Peter Pears, who originated the role of Captain...continue...
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA